If you ask many non-Australians what the most common names that Australian men and women have they would probably answer Bruce and Sheila. Thanks to the stereotyping and the huge global success of the Paul Hogan Show Aussie culture has been implanted in many minds abroad.
Neighbours had Charlene and Scott, but that was the 1980s and a little late for the baby boomer times. So what were the names given out in the 1950s that shaped the baby boom age?
- Top 100 Baby Names in 1950
Want to know the most frequently used baby names in the year 1950? We’ve collected the official stats for the top 100 Australian baby boy and girl names over the year, below you’ll find the most popular baby names in the year 1950.
Source: Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages (NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, WA)